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Now Again Reserve: Ray Alexander Technique – Let’s Talk (1974)

Now-Again — February 11, 2020 | Comments Off on Now Again Reserve: Ray Alexander Technique – Let’s Talk (1974)

The elusive gemstone of 1970s Harlem soul and funk from the Ray Alexander Technique, officially reissued for the first time with bonus tracks and previously unreleased alternate mixes.

SUBSCRIBE HERE: NOW-AGAIN RESERVE, A DELUXE VINYL SUBSCRIPTION (more…)

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Bandana Beats

Freddie Gibbs, Madlib — January 31, 2020 | Comments Off on Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Bandana Beats

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Bandana Beats VINYL / STREAM

Black Fire: Spiritual Jazz and Black American Empowerment through Music in 1970s

Now-Again — January 30, 2020 | Comments Off on Black Fire: Spiritual Jazz and Black American Empowerment through Music in 1970s

Black Fire Records was founded by Jimmy Gray in 1975. Now-Again presents definitive reissues of four Black Fire titles, and one previously unreleased.

ON SALE: BLACK FIRE 5LP SET

“Magical, mystical, Afrocentric, progressive” – words that could be used to describe any number of musical compositions by Sun Ra or his cosmic brothers and sisters, from John to Alice Coltrane, early ‘70s projects on record labels like Detroit’s Tribe or New York’s Strata-East. Or, the interests of one Washington DC native named Jimmy Gray that centered under one perfect moniker: Black Fire. (more…)

Heliocentrics – Infinity of Now – album released on Madlib Invazion

Heliocentrics — January 15, 2020 | Comments Off on Heliocentrics – Infinity of Now – album released on Madlib Invazion

The UK’s cosmic, psychedelic-funk ensemble issue their first album on maverick producer Madlib’s label, Madlib Invazion.

ON SALE: HELIOCENTRICS – INFINITY OF NOW | STREAM: SPOTIFY (more…)

A Tribe Records Celebration: Phil Ranelin and Wendell Harrison at Rappcats

Rappcats — December 25, 2019 | Comments Off on A Tribe Records Celebration: Phil Ranelin and Wendell Harrison at Rappcats

Tribe Records’ co-founders Phil Ranelin and Wendell Harrison host a Tribe Records Celebration

Saturday, February 1st, 11–3PM
Rappcats, 5638 York Blvd, Los Angeles (more…)